Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (R), Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of the HKEX, strike the gong marking the launch of the bond on Tuesday. Photo: HKEX
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (R), Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of the HKEX, strike the gong marking the launch of the bond on Tuesday. Photo: HKEX
Bonds

Global investors hungry for Shenzhen’s US$775 million dim sum bond, the first mainland Chinese local government debt issued in Hong Kong

  • The 5 billion yuan offshore yuan-denominated bond is oversubscribed by 2.5 times, drawing orders from global governments, insurers and pension funds
  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said it would boost the city’s role as an offshore yuan trading centre

Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (R), Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of the HKEX, strike the gong marking the launch of the bond on Tuesday. Photo: HKEX
Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (R), Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and Laura Cha Shih May-lung, chairwoman of the HKEX, strike the gong marking the launch of the bond on Tuesday. Photo: HKEX
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